Marijuana abuse occurs when you use marijuana for non-medical reasons. More on the definition of drug abuse as related to weed.
While most cases of acute detox are over within about a week, detox from alcohol can last anywhere from a few hours to several months. We review the common symptoms that can occur, their risks, and the complete time it takes to go through alcohol detox here.
As you detox from cocaine, expect intense cravings. Problems with sleep and mood disorders are also common. What else can you expect? We review here.
What does smoking marijuana do to you and is it bad for you? More on the effects of smoked weed here.
YES. Ecstasy can be addictive. In fact, ecstasy targets neurotransmitters that are triggered in other types of drug addiction. We review what ecstasy is used for, made of, and how you can get addicted to it here.
Seek 24-7 medical supervision during alcohol withdrawal for diagnosis and treatment of possible severe conditions. Treatments then include oral benzodiazepines, anti-seizure or anti-psychotic medications and fluid intake. More here on where to get help for alcohol withdrawal and what to expect during withdrawal.
Is someone close to you addicted to marijuana? We review effective treatments and interventions for marijuana addicts here, as well as the steps for getting help.
Symptoms of ecstasy detox include craving, lethargy, and trouble concentrating. More here on how long ecstasy detox lasts and what you can expect during the detox process, with a section for your questions at the end.
There is no medical indication for use of marijuana in youth. So how can you tell if your kids is under the influence? We explore here.
Every now and then, rumors arise and link this iconic rocker to drugs. What did John Lennon say about drugs? An infographic collecting his own words here.
The best way to stop taking heroin is with medical supervision. More on the side effects when you quit heroin here and a list of who you can ask for help.
Alcohol abuse = excessive drinking. More than one drink per day for women; more than two drinks daily for men. More here on the limits between healthy and unhealthy drinking, with a section for your questions at the end.